Business Transactions and Real Estate Development

Comitz | Stanley provides full-service counsel to both private and publicly-held clients, ranging from start-up entrepreneurs to multi-jurisdictional corporations. Our services include legal representation on the wide-range of challenges that business clients may encounter, utilizing our broad financial, practice and business application experience.  For all clients, our service philosophy is to be immediately accessible, add value to every endeavor, and provide efficient legal services that advance our clients’ strategic objectives. We take the time to learn our clients’ businesses so that we can serve and be an integral part of their team.

Our practice includes selecting entities and forming corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships; negotiating and establishing joint ventures and other strategic alliances; structuring mergers, acquisitions and buy-outs; drafting shareholders’ and buy-sell agreements; consulting on entity control, governance and capital formation; establishing subsidiaries and local branch offices; and negotiating and structuring franchise agreements.

We have a strong record of successfully representing private companies, developers, owners, contractors, commercial borrowers and lenders, shareholders, officers, directors, design professionals and suppliers in transactions involving commercial properties and businesses of all kinds, including office buildings and condominiums, retail and apartment complexes, department stores and shopping centers, mixed-use facilities, storage and warehousing facilities, residential properties and raw land. We help our clients plan, organize, form, finance and operate their companies, and assist clients who wish to wind-down or dissolve entities.

Our business practice is multi-faceted, including all aspects of the negotiation, structuring and implementation of commercial contracts and agreements, including the purchase and sale of real estate and tangible assets, secured and unsecured financing, distributorship agreements, agency agreements and supply contracts. We prepare employment contracts, non-competition agreements, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements, research and development contracts, and consulting agreements, among other things.

In the last analysis, we provide each client with sound advice and legal representation. Our business transactions and real estate development practice includes:

  • Acquisition and Disposals
  • Banking
  • Business Formation
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Corporate Governance
  • Construction
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Emerging Companies
  • Environmental
  • Escrow
  • General Corporate Representation
  • Joint Ventures
  • Leasing
  • Land Use
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Purchases, Sales and Lease-Backs
  • Securities
  • Title Insurance